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Dickens (Charles, novelist, 1812-70) Autograph Letter signed to George Holsworth, 1p. with conjugate blank, 8vo, on mourning paper, Gad's Hill Place, Rochester, Kent, 11th January 1865, researching the history of misers for the character of Noddy Boffin in Our Mutual Friend, "Will you get me Chambers's Book of Days... . Will you also go to Mr Edmunds at Willis's, and ask him if he has, or can at once get me, Merryweather's Lives of Misers? I have present and particular occasion to refer to that book, or any other, or others containing accounts of Dancer, Elwes, and other misers well known", folds, some pink lines, slightly browned.

⁂ Dickens researching misers for the character of Nicodemus (Noddy) Boffin in "Our Mutual Friend".

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Dickens (Charles) Autograph Letter signed to George

Estimate £2,000 - £3,000Nov 29, 2018
London, UK
Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Max Hasler
Modern First Editions and 20th Century Literature